Tuesday, January 17, 2006

If it ain't baroque, don't fix it, aka Woh Joe Quiz No. 8

The float never stops at the gate when you want it to. The gammar never sounds right when you think the line is perfect. Johnny Cash played a few songs that sounded great the rest are in the unheard universe. Just like the misty prime numbers the sentences in this post do not have a definite sequence. The music quiz that follows this is a little random, a little Beatles but largely boring. It's also a day old, fermenting in the folder that holds most of the quizzes on this new machine. The last hard disk crashed because of a surfeit of data. Someday work will catch up and then the dog will stop sniffing at my ankles. There you know I exist, incredulity doesn't cost anything. If you need a redundancy ask me.

1] Start off with a simple, standard music question. I know my 100 is safe so I'll hazard easy questions. Name the artist/bandlthat recorded this song: "They foxymophandlemama, that's me?"

2] What is a violoncello?

3] From what platform does the 'Chattanooga Choo Choo' leave Pennsylvania station?

4] For whom did Colonel Tom Parker act as manager?

5] In the Beatles song "Elanor Rigby", what is Elanor Rigby's profession?

6] Reginald Dwight:Norman Cook::-----------:-----------

7] What can we credit DJ Kool Herc with?

8] Who was the first musician allowed to play an electric guitar on TV ?

9] Why has Motley Crue been banned from NBC?

10] What are the three primary woods used in the construction of a Gibson Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar?

Bonus Question
Another Beatles question complete the following line- "Well here is another clue for you all-------------------------"

6 comments:

  1. 1) great aussie band - pearl jam
    2) now that's just the full name for a cello isn't it... the bass violin?
    3)Geez.. Glen Miller... I just rememebr "track 29 boy gimme a shine" something somthing
    4) Haha... this one I know... just saw teh mini series... dennis quaid plays him... Elvis!

    5) weird... i don't think it says what eleanor rigby did... I thought she was just a lonely woman
    6)Rgeinald Dwight is Elton John... dunno norman cook... ringo starr?
    7) Kool herc.... father of HipHop right?
    8) Not a clue. Either the early jazz guitarists.... C. Christian, T-Bone walker. I've seen a movie of T-bone waler playing electric guitar.. so that's my guess
    9) There was a big court case and stuff... Tommy Lee said "f*ck".
    10) Not a clue...rosewood and maple are pretty common right?

    bonus: white album... have to listen to it again... don't remember... something about a walrus..."walrus and me"... no that doesn't rhyme

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  2. I know the answer to the bonus q now... but it's not fair.. coz I listened to the song again...

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  3. Everything's fair when 100 bucks are on the line go ahead crack the one's you aren't sure bout. I'll be putting up the answers tomorrow.

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  4. Alright... "Paul was the walrus"
    Norman Cook is Fatboy Slim... or so the chick next to me says... I personally don't listen to such rubbish so I wouldn't know.
    Am certain it doesn't say specifically what eleanor rigby did... "picks up the rice in a church"..."Wearing a face she keeps in a jar" what does that mean? COuld mean a number of things...
    first electric guitarist on TV.... can't possibly know... but will have a few good guesses

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  5. Was'nt that "I am a walrus"?

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  6. sorry... "the walrus was paul".. dumbass me

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